Seamen’s Protection Certificates

As of this posting, FamilySearch, has the following Seamen’s Protection Certificates available online:

Maine, Bath, Seamen’s Proofs of Citizenship, 1833-1868

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Seamen’s Proofs of Citizenship, 1791-1861

Ancestry.com also has the following databases of these documents–FamilySearch does not have them all online and they have not yet been indexed.

The National Archives also has a PDF file from 2014 with information on these records as well:

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